Samuel L. Jackson
December 21, 1948
74 years old
6 ft 2 in | 188 cm
94 kg | 207 lbs
44 in | 111 cm
11 US | 44 EU
33 in | 84 cm
Samuel Leroy Jackson was born in Washington, D.C., United States, on December 21, 1948, is an American actor.
Young Samuel L. Jackson first started performing with local acting group in Atlanta, he co-founded "Just Us Theatre".
He began his professional acting career on the New York stage, he joined "Negro Ensemble Company".
He made his professional stage debut in a play "Mother Courage and her Children" (1980) at The Public Theatre.
He landed his Broadway debut in a play "The Mountaintop" (2011-2012) in role as Martin Luther King Jr., at Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre.
He made his big screen debut in blaxploitation movie Together for Days (1972) in role as Stan.
He got his television debut in NBC drama series Movin' On (1976) in episode "Woman of Steel", in role as Patrolman.
He landed his first break as Mister Señor Love Daddy in comedy drama film Do the Right Thing (1989).
Jackson's breakthrough performance came as Jules Winnfield in drama crime movie Pulp Fiction (1994).
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Samuel L. Jackson is 74 years old.
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He played Nick Fury in the Marvel Cinematic Universe:
Iron Man (2008)
Iron Man 2 (2010)
Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)
The Avengers (2012)
Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014), for which he was nominated for the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor
Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
Avengers: Infinity War (2018) Uncredited cameo
Captain Marvel (2019)
Avengers: Endgame (2019) Cameo
Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019)
He won the BAFTA Film Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role also was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor and the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture for his role as Jules Winnfield in drama crime movie Pulp Fiction (1994).
He portrayed Jedi Master Mace Windu in Star Wars prequel trilogy:
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)
Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002)
Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005)
Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker (2019) in voice role as Mace Windu
He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film for his role as inmate Jamaal X in action historical drama film Against the Wall (1994).
He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for his role as Ordell Robbie in crime thriller movie Jackie Brown (1997).
He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture and won the Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Supporting Actor - Suspense for his role as Carl Lee Hailey in crime drama film A Time to Kill (1996).
He played Darius Kincaid in action comedy films:
The Hitman's Bodyguard (2017)
The Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard (2021)
He won the Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actor for his role as Gator Purify in romantic drama film Jungle Fever (1991).
He won the Black Reel Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Stephen in revisionist Western movie Django Unchained (2012).
He was nominated for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male for his role as Jimmy in crime film Hard Eight (1996).
He voiced Lucius Best / Frozone in animated superhero films:
The Incredibles (2004), for which he was nominated for the Annie Award for Outstanding Achievement for Voice Acting in a Feature Production
Incredibles 2 (2018)
He won the Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture for his role as Louis Batiste in Southern Gothic drama film Eve's Bayou (1997).
He was nominated for the Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Actor - Action/Adventure for his role as Lt. Danny Roman in action thriller film The Negotiator (1998).
He was nominated for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male and the Black Reel Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor for his role as Paul in drama movie Mother and Child (2009).
He was nominated for the Black Reel Award for Best Actor and the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture for his role as John Shaft in action thriller movie Shaft (2000).
He was nominated for the Black Reel Award for Best Actor for his role as Romulus Ledbetter in mystery drama film The Caveman's Valentine (2001).
He was nominated for the Black Reel Award for Best Actor and the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture for his role as Doyle Gipson in drama thriller movie Changing Lanes (2002).
He won the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture for his role as Ken Carter in biographical teen sports drama film Coach Carter (2005).
He was nominated for the Saturn Award for Best Actor for his role as Major Marquis Warren in Western movie The Hateful Eight (2015).
He was nominated for the Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Villain for his role as Agent Roland Cox in science fiction action film Jumper (2008).
Jurassic Park (1993) science fiction adventure as John "Ray" Arnold
Sphere (1998) science fiction psychological thriller as Harry Adams
Die Hard With a Vengeance (1995) action thriller as Zeus Carver
Unbreakable (2000) thriller as Elijah Price / Mr. Glass
Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004) martial arts drama as Organ player
Black Snake Moan (2006) drama as Lazarus Woods
Soul Men (2008) musical comedy as Louis
Inglourious Basterds (2009) drama action as Narrator
Patriot Games (1992) spy thriller as Robby Jackson
He voiced Tendai in animated adventure film Zambezia (2012).
The Legend of Tarzan (2016) adventure as George Washington Williams
Kong: Skull Island (2017) science fiction as Lt. Col. Preston Packard
He voiced Whiplash in animated sports comedy movie Turbo (2013).
Glass (2019) psychological superhero thriller as Elijah Price / Mr. Glass
The Last Full Measure (2019) war drama as Takoda
The Banker (2020) drama as Joe Morris
The Asset (2021) action thriller as Moody
Spiral (2021) horror thriller as Marcus.
He voiced Jimbo in animated martial arts comedy film Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank (2022).
Spenser: For Hire (1986-1987) ABC crime drama series as Leroy Clancy / Ned
Ghostwriter (1992) PBS children's mystery series as Reggie Jenkins
He hosted Saturday Night Live (1998), in episode "Samuel L. Jackson/Ben Folds Five".
He voiced Gin Rummy in animated sitcom The Boondocks (2005-2010).
He guest starred as Nick Fury in ABC series Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013-2014).
He voiced Nick Fury in Disney+ animated anthology series What If...? (2021).
The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey (2022) Apple TV+ drama miniseries as Ptolemy Grey
Graduated from Riverside High School in Chattanooga.
Graduated from Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia (1972).
He was active in the black student movement.
Has Benga Tribe from Gabon ancestry.
He played the French horn, trumpet, flute and piccolo in the school orchestra.
He is a vegetarian.
Loves to play golf.
He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 7020 Hollywood Boulevard in 2000.
Fan of Liverpool FC.
He played Doaker Charles in a play "The Piano Lesson" (2022), at St. James Theatre.
He voiced Officer Frank Tenpenny in video game Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (2004), for which he won the Spike Video Game Award for Best Performance by a Male.
He voiced Lucius Best / Frozone in video games The Incredibles (2004) and The Incredibles: When Danger Calls (2004).
He voiced Nick Fury in video games:
Iron Man 2 (2010)
Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes (2014)
Disney Infinity 3.0 (2015)
He was awarded an honorary Academy Award in 2022.
He was given Gabonese citizenship by Gabon Foreign Minister Alain-Claude Bilie-By-Nze in 2019.
Lives in Beverly Hills, California.
He married actress LaTanya Richardson in 1980, they have one daughter, Zoe Jackson.